Beethoven Concerts in the 50th Anniversary Season (2003-2004) of the Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York City)

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TO CELEBRATE THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY SEASON OF THE METROPOLITAN MUSUEM OF ARTS' CONCERT SERIES, the Museum is sponsoring a remarkable series of concerts. The all-Beethoven and partially-Beethoven concerts are listed below. For tickets and a brochure of all of the concerts, call 212-570-3949 from Monday-Saturday from 9:30-5:00 EST or go to .

Saturday, October 5: Guarneri String Quartet in a complete cycle of the string quartets over 6 concerts (supported by the Grace Jarcho Ross and Daniel G. Ross Concert Fund), Quartets in E-flat Major, Opus 127; G Major, Opus 18, no. 2; C Major, Opus 59, no. 3 (series price: $210; single tickets: $45)

Monday, October 20: Ivo Pogorelich, piano, in a recital of the Sonatas in F-sharp Major, Opus 78, and C Minor, Opus 111, along with works by Scriabin and Rachmaninov ($50)

Saturday, November 15: Guarneri String Quartet, Quartets in D Major, Opus 18, no. 3; F Minor, Opus 95 (Quartette serioso); A Minor, Opus 132

Thursday, December 4: Leon Fleisher, piano; David Jolley, French horn; Michael Tree, viola, in a recital of works by Schubert, Beethoven, and Brahms ($35)

Thursday, December 11: Richard Goode in a lecture-recital on "Les Adieux" Sonata, Opus 81a($40)

Saturday, December 13: Guarneri String Quartet, Quartets in C Minor, Opus 18, no. 4; F Major, Opus 18, no. 1; C-sharp Minor, Opus 131

Sunday, December 14: Nikolai Lugansky, piano, in a recital of the Sonata in F Major, Opus 54, and the "Appassionata" along with works by Scriabin and Rachmaninov ($35)

Saturday, January 10: Guarneri String Quartet, Quartets in E-flat Major, Opus 74 ("Harp"); A Major, Opus 18, no. …